Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Recipe by spatchcock
READY IN: 45mins




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Grease and flour 18 muffin cups.
  • FILLING: Beat cream cheese until soft.
  • Add egg, vanilla and brown sugar.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Set aside.
  • STREUSEL TOPPING: Mix flour, sugar, cinnamon and pecans.
  • Add butter and cut it in with a fork until crumbly.
  • Set aside.
  • MUFFIN BATTER: In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • Make a well in the center of flour mixture and gradually incorporate eggs, pumpkin, olive oil and vanilla.
  • Beat together until smooth.
  • Fill cups with pumpkin mixture until they're about 1/2 full.
  • Carefully add one tbsp of the cream cheese mixture right in the middle of the batter.
  • If you're using paper cups, try to keep cream cheese from touching the paper.
  • Sprinkle on the streusel topping.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.